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Delivering More Drugs to Brain Tumors

Mon, 08/09/2010 - 8:34pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The brain and its adjacent blood vessels are separated by a protective barrier--it keeps viruses and other infections out but also limits entry of most medications, making tumors and other diseases of the brain particularly difficult to treat. But researchers in Taiwan have found a way to transport more anticancer therapeutics to the brain than previously possible through a novel combination of ultrasound and magnetic particles.

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